Two new barbecue joints shore up south-side barbecue supremacy.
Smoque BBQ 3800 N. Pulaski 773-545-7427 www.smoquebbq.com @SmoqueBBQ Runner-Up Green Street Smoked Meats
The owner of Steamboat Barbecue in Wheaton, John Bovinette, visited 47 states to learn a variety of techniques for smoking meats.
The TV barbecue star, Windy City Smokeout judge, and Georgia boy talks about his barbecue philosophy.
Smoque BBQ Runner-Up: Lillie’s Q
A hot dog festival, a barbecue festival, and more things happening in Chicago.
Who knows—a short story could be your debut novel’s first chapter.
An interview with Car Con Carne host James VanOsdol
Larry Tucker is back.
At this new Evanston brewpub, a veteran of Arcadia Ales debuts with a half-dozen solid, easy-drinking traditional styles.
An alternative look at the past year on Chicago’s food scene
A north-side barbecue pioneer returns to Irving Park Road
A cafeteria-style Loop barbecue joint is packing them in.
Real low-and-slow Chicago barbecue from a New Orleans native, without any bullshit.